VaLogic and FCC Strengthen Partnership with Apprenticeship Program

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For three years VaLogic LLC and the Frederick Community College Biotechnology Program have worked hand-in-hand to build a partnership, including a new biotech apprenticeship program, that provides a pathway for students to gain employment in the fast-growing life sciences ecosystem in Maryland.

Biohealth Industry Day Highlights Partnerships and Pathways for Early-Career Professionals

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While the pandemic has forced many industries to downsize, biotech companies have had the opportunity — or sometimes the obligation — to ramp up. Just take a look at Catalent Pharma Solutions, the Baltimore-based contract manufacturer. The company has hired over 500 new employees since last March, said Talent Acquisition Specialist Charle’ Lamb during a panel at the Biohealth Industry Day.

Montgomery College’s Bio-Trac Biotechnology Program Offering Rigorous Life Science Professional Development Lineup this Spring and Fall

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Bio-TracⓇ is a leading biotechnology-focused professional development and workforce training program located at Montgomery College’s Bioscience Education Center (BEC). The program nurtures and supports the BioHealth Capital Region (BHCR) talent pipeline as well as national and international academic, government, and private research institutions.

Biotech Workforce Development Task Force Eyes Potential Engagement of Younger Talent Pool

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Within the next five years, there are expected to be hundreds or thousands of positions opening in the Maryland life sciences ecosystem. And that number is likely to continue to grow. In order to ensure an abundance of available talent, introducing teens to career opportunities in the biopharmaceutical industry may be necessary.

Emergent Biosolutions Seeks New Talent to Support Global COVID-19 Vaccination Push, Expanding Project Portfolio

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Maryland’s leading vaccine manufacturer, Emergent Biosolutions (Emergent), is a critical cog in the vaccine manufacturing and distribution engine as it has multiple COVID-19 vaccine manufacturing partnerships, including partnerships with J&J and AstraZeneca, among others. Emergent also partners with the Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority (BARDA), which provided approximately $628.3M in funding to the company as part of Operation Warp Speed.